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Kern County Sheriff deputies two in Wasco after week-long narcotics investigation

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Posted at 3:00 PM, Jan 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-29 18:01:22-05

WASCO, Calif. — Kern County Sheriff deputies in Wasco arrested and booked two people following a week-long narcotics investigation.

According to KCSO, 55-year-old Justino Luis Hernandez was arrested for possession of narcotics for sales, possession of a firearm while selling narcotics, possession of marijuana for sales, possession of narcotics paraphernalia, and keeping a residence for the purpose of narcotics sales.

27-year-old, Vivianna Rodríguez, who was detained at the residence, was arrested for an unrelated misdemeanor warrant.

Both Hernandez and Rodriguez were booked into the Kern County Jail Wednesday.

The investigation also led to the seizure of approximately 65 grams of suspected Methamphetamine, 340 grams of marijuana, and a loaded .25 caliber semi-automatic handgun among other indications of drug sales.